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Hard Grass (Sclerochloa dura)
About Hard Grass
Hard Grass is a Grass. Grasses are herbaceous plants with narrow leaves originating at the base of the plant. Grasses are graminoids.
Plant Names (Nomenclature)
|Common Plant Name||Hard Grass|
|Scientific Plant Name||Sclerochloa dura|
|Other Common Names|
|Other Scientific Names|
|Common Family Name||Grass|
|Scientific Family Name||Poaceae|
|Native Status||U.S. Introduction||Alien Species: Introduced to Kansas and the United States.|
|Growth Habit/Form||Grass||Grasses are herbaceous plants with narrow leaves originating at the base of the plant. Grasses are graminoids.|
|Life Span||Annual||Annuals are herbaceous plants that live only one year|
|Maximum Height||0.2 feet||height in feet|
|Maximum Spread||0.6 feet||width in feet|
|Flower Color||Green,||colors of the flowers|
|Flowering Season||March - April||typical months to expect blooms|
|Reproduction||Seed Only||methods of reproduction|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun Part Sun||Full Sun: direct sun 8 or more hours of the day
Part Sun: direct sun 4 to 8 hours of the day; about half a day of sun
Shade: direct sun 0 to 4 hours of the day
|Soil Moisture||Moist to Drained||Wet: Soil is soggy or marshy
Moist: Soil tends to stay moist and rarely dries out
Medium: Average soil moisture, little or now slope
Drained: Soil is well drained, never soggy; medium slope
Dry: Soil is dry, often typical of rocky soil; steep slope
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